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Posted 4 years ago

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This beautiful lamp has been in my family for years, possibly bought at auction by my great- grandfather. I believe it to be authentic Handel and its in excellent condition. marking on inside of shade also. I am trying to find the current appraisal value.

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  1. YardSaleDave, 4 years ago
    Reverse painted landscapes from Handel have always been sought after. At auction you could expect between 2 to 4 thousand, I know that's a big gap there, it all depends on the auction house and who is in the audience that night.
    dave
  2. frankiesgotstuff, 4 years ago
    i have seen these handle lamps go for over 7000 dollars.
  3. John King, 4 years ago
    Beautiful piece!
  4. Janet , 4 years ago
    It's certainly a beautiful lamp, but as far as a current value you need to keep in mind the subject matter. There are Handel lamps that go for over $7,000 but those are generally the rare blackbird and peacock scenes. For a reverse-painted lamp like yours in earthern tones showing a forest, you should actually only expect about $1,500 at auction. For a Handel scenic lamp to sell for lots of money, it needs to show a colorful scene that is beautiful and distinct whether the lamp is lit or not.
  5. Mark, 3 years ago
    The sunset colored lamps are on the more popular side. Which in fact brings the price up a little bit. I would say your lamp would be in the 4- 6000 range. Standard landscapes are more in the 2-4000 range. I have been studying lamps for 20 years and feel very lucky to own 2 Handels. One is the water lily single light lamp and the other is a very rare blood red tam-o-shanter. You have a very beautiful lamp. It takes a special person to appreciate the beauty of Handels. Treasure you lamp always.
  6. JohannB JohannB, 2 years ago
    Adding to the previous comments, you must take into account the diameter of the shade, the number of sockets and the condition, especially the patina, glass and paint condition, original sockets and wiring. True collectors want something in perfect factory condition, not restored. If your lamp is in perfect factory condition, the yes, the high dollar estimate is not far off, if restored (and serious collectors can spot it), Mark's estimates are very accurate. Good job Mark!

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